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pro comp shocks

Ok so last week i installed my 1.5 in lift coils on my 94 ranger and ordered procomp es9000 shocks that allow up to 2.5 in of lift and they came today so i opened them and they are already fully extended out of the box and i cant get them to fit. anybody have this problem or have a solution?
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I used a ratchet strap to compress one of my shocks when I let it extend (unfortunately).

I ended up leaving the ratchet strap on until I installed it and just cut it off after, ohh well.
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just compress the shock by hand untill it fits. i had to do the same with my toxics for the back
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well i cant compress it by hand lol there is no way that can happen im kind of mad that it came extended but im taking diesel mechanics so ill just take them up there and do it tomorrow
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Dude. It should be hard at first but one they get moving you should be able to do it. Drink a glass of milk then try. LOL
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you should let your sister do it then, i bet she could compress a shock an inch... rofl
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jokes on you i dont have a sister lol but i'll try compressing them i guess
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You can put the non threaded end on the on the ground or on your shoes and push with both hands.
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You can put the non threaded end on the on the ground or on your shoes and push with both hands.
what he said
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yea i did it and im gonna go out and do it again. and smakes did you use the oem rubber mounts that the stock shocks go against or did you cut them off and use the ones the shocks came with and what are the little metal sleeves for
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dont worry about those metal sleves, the shocks dont go against anything, the rubber bushings go IN the shock loop, they shouldve came with new bushings too
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